US China Business Connections will hold its monthly breakfast networking event on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at McNamara Center at Dunwoody College, 818 Dunwoody Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55403. The December topic will be “U.S. Retail and China Manufacturing: How to operate a lean company to drive maximum sales and profitability,” with guest presenter, Shean Ferrell, a managing partner of Pellegrene, Ferrell and Associates.
China can play a critical role in getting a product to retail shelves. When speed to market is important, companies struggle to deliver on time and on budget. The use of technology, key partners, and communication can lead to innovative ways to be ahead of competition.
Shean Ferrell founded PFABRANDS, Inc. in 2003. Ferrell has focused on brand, product development, manufacturing and sales for numerous manufacturers and retailers.
The networking session begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by breakfast, a welcome and introductions, and the presentation at 8:40 a.m. with time for questions following.
The breakfast is $25 for non-members and students may attend for free. There is free parking in the student lot. Pre-register via e-mail to Jim Smith at 612-865-6543 or email [email protected] For more information visit online at www.ucbcgroup.org.